The Mother of All Lies

The Mother of All Lies

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Production
Insight Films (Morocco)
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Lenght
96
Original Language
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Status
Completed
Completed in
2023
Eurodoc Participant
Asmae El Moudir
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A young Moroccan woman’s search for truth tangles with a web of lies in her family’s history. As a daughter and filmmaker, Asmae fuses personal and national history as she reflects on the 1981 Bread Riots, drawing out connections to contemporary Morocco.

Festivals & Awards

World Premiere at Cannes Film Festival 2023 (France) - Un Certain Regard, Winner OEil d’Or. Marrakech International Film festival 2023 (Morocco) - Winner of l’Etoile d’Or. Selected at SFF - Winner of Grand Prix and IDFA - Best of Fests Morocco Official Selection for Oscars 2024.